All News Articles for 2015-12-07

Monday, December 7, 2015
Saving Face in France, US Cancels Federal Auction of Dirty Fuels at Home
"The Obama administration clearly recognized that it couldn’t present itself as a climate leader in Paris if it was peddling fossil fuels at home."
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Chicago on the Brink After Release of New Police Killing Video
Attorney for family of Ronald Johnson decried decision not try officer, calls internal investigation a "whitewash"
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Climate Inaction Risks Warming Far Beyond 2°C Threshold: Exxon (Yes, Exxon)
As oil giant warns of global temperatures increases as high as 7°C, activists in Paris push for even stronger climate targets
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Readers Choose Bernie Sanders as Hands-Down Favorite for TIME 'Person of the Year'
With more than 10% of the vote, Bernie Sanders received more than five times the support of either Democratic and Republican frontrunners, beating Donald Trump's 1.8% and Hillary Clinton's 1.4%
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This WTO Ruling Is Perfect Example of How Big Trade Deals Trump Democracy
NAFTA partners can sue the U.S. for a combined $1 billion annually in retaliatory tariffs over Country of Origin Labels for meat
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Climate Deniers' Paris Event Sparsely Attended, But Journalists Still Kicked Out
A climate change denial event in Paris, organized jointly by two US groups, the coal-funded Heartland Institute and The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), held to coincide with the UN climate COP21 talks, quietly flopped Monday when hardly anyone turned up to listen to what actual...
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After Party Loss, Venezuela's Maduro Vows to Continue "Socialist Revolution"
"I can say today that economic war has triumphed," president says in concession speech
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Sanders' Climate Revolution Would Cut 80% of Emissions by 2050
Environmental platform calls for swift shift to renewable power system, a ban on extreme extraction activities, and end of subsidies for Big Oil
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